Is It Possible to Have a “Good” Divorce?

By Larry Wilson, JD Clients oftentimes wonder whether it is possible for a couple to have a “good” divorce.  Divorce is perceived as costly, painful, expensive, conflicted and highly intrusive of privacy by those who have not had this experience before....

Do I Have to Disclose Everything in a Divorce?

By Ariel Sosna, JD In a California divorce, there are four basic steps if both spouses are taking part in the action. Step 1: filing and serving the Petition and Summons Step 2: filing and serving the Response (this is the only optional step) Step 3: completing the...

Understanding Divorce Coaching

Results for "social security" What is a Divorce Coach? A Collaborative Divorce Coach is a licensed mental health professional who has experience in issues related to separation, divorce and remarriage. The coach has training and expertise in family dynamics,...

Child Specialist’s Role in the Collaborative Divorce Process

Child Specialist’s Role in the Collaborative Divorce Process The Child Specialist (CS) is a neutral party in the Collaborative Divorce process and provides insight into the experience of the children in coping with the divorce.  With the Coaches, the CS can help...

How to Choose a Collaborative Professional

How to Choose a Collaborative Professional Inasmuch as divorce is a legal process, each client will need to have – and is free to choose – his or her own Collaborative Attorney.  Attorneys who are qualified members of Collaborative Practice groups have committed to...